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. >> president obama is coming back to the bay area next week. but the democratic party is having a tough time selling tickets for the fundraiser. as kpix5 tells us, prices have been cut in half. >> when you think of rolling back prices, you think wal- mart, not the president. but that's just what is happening with president obama's fundraiser monday at the jazz center. tickets that were $1,000 a pop, now half off. yours for $500. former california gop chair, tom, says the president's image is dented from recent scandals. hike the obama care rollout and eves dropping on world leaders. >> october fund raising for the democrats at the senatorial level actually was very good. i think there's a difference now, though, when it's president obama raising money. right now, he's not that popular, obama care isn't that popular, but they are doing well in other facets. >> the president's approval rating is at an all-time low and spooked about antidepressants. >> ask your doctor for paxal. second term strength. >> the president's loyal bay area base isn't running for pastor and the problem was with a
head this morning. phil is going walk with joel keller and president obama is going be coming to town. he has been able to collect at lot of cash. >>> he warms all of our heart, we are going to take the another look at bat kid. >> we have an interview greg that sells us a little bit about what is going on behind the cameras on this event that was seen all arnold the world. >> yes, handles this morning, we are hock--yes, and also this morning wear looking at rain for the holiday coming up. >>> yes, this a really important travel week for a lot of folks. here is a live look over san francisco, blue skies and the temperature in san francisco is 49-degrees. so the winds have really tied down. we have light winds out of east this morning--out of the east this morning. in the north bay, you could sigh frost and--see frost and yes a chance of rain it looks like for thursday. more about that coming in a little bit. back to you guys. >>> well thank you, elizabeth. now this morn,ing, there is a- -morning, there is a deal between iran and six world powers including the oks. over the past year th
. the battle over the pay and pensions have left dozens in the force. >>> president obama will be here to make another withdrawal from the bay area cash machine. but first immigration as mark kelly shows us that people were lining up today to grab a ticket for the stop in china town. >> reporter: a steady stream of supporters line up 24 hours early for a chance to hear obama's speech. it's at the recreation center in china town on monday. as the president will use their neighborhood as a background for the renew drop on the immigration reform. he says that the china town location is perfect. >> our country is really built on immigrants. >> it's a quick visit. but is sending one clear message. the two-term president is losing his critical capitol. but take the price to wine and dine with the president at the jazz center as we get closer to the event, organizers, they would splash that ticket price from $1,000 to $500. >> he's been here for nine times. people, they are tired of writing the checks to obama, even in the democratic bay area. >> reporter: scott won't be watching the president's spee
, serious is the word. what happened to no drama obama? >> well, you have to understand something, any time there's a major shift in the american policy in this democracy, you are going to have these kinds of challenges an these kinds of growing pains and it requires people to earn the right to be evaluated and some of them will chance the risk of losing their job. >> by mayor, democrats in our paper are calling it obama's katrina. he is coming later this month. couldn't he have called the geniouses at google and asked for help? >> you can't do that. we have open bid and anyone can show up and make a bid and whoever offers the lowest price usually gets the assignment with some limitations and in this case, some canadian company probably using radio shack equipment showed up and said we can do this so cheap, it will blow your mind. and it did blown your mind. >> usually they do a run through. did nobody do a run through from the obama administration? >> based on his press conference, it appears that he wasn't present when they did the run through. did anyone on your staff alert you to the de
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lines, you can still donate at kpix.com/donate. >>> president obama is promising a fix for the millions of health insurance plans canceled after the affordable care act went into effect. as teresa garcia report, some say it's not enough. president obama's visit to a cleveland steel plant was supposed to highlight the building offs efficient cars, but these days, all road lead to healthcare. >> there's no question the rollout on the affordable care act was much tougher than we expected. >> but i want everybody here to understand, i am going to see this through. >> it was the president's first appearance since announcing changes to the healthcare reform law. now insurance policies that were canceled for not complying with the law can be extended for one year. >> now this fix won't solve every problem for every person. but it's going to help a lot of people. >> people like natalie whose policies were canceled. >> i don't think i'll be able to get it back. >> reinstating those plans won't be easy. insurance companies will have to contact the people whose policies were canceled, explai
, but the white house is finally tapped silicon valley experts to come in and help fix the obama care website. google, oracle, and red hat among the companies helping out. the website has been plagued with glitches since the rollout at the beginning of the month. the obama administration says it will be running smoothly by the end of november. >>> it's no longer use it or lose it for people with flexible spending accounts. employees will now be allowed to carry over up to $500 in unused funds to the next calendar year for qualified medical purchases. but there is a catch. your employer gets to choose if it wants to amend that plan to include rollovers. some may be reluctant because they get to keep any money you forfeet. >> new details are emerging about that castro valley care facility. the chronicle reports drentzs were left on their own for eight days, not three as originally thought. multiple law enforcement agencies met today to discuss possible charges. the alameda county sheriff's office says there is a lot of evidence to go through and it will be a lengthy investigation. >> several
. >>> if you lost your health insurance because of obama care, you won't be getting it back. cover california today decided not to extend the policies. they found that this could be costly for thousands of people. >> remember this? >> if you like your insurance plan, you will keep it. >> reporter: this is the reality. >> i will take it up from them. and causing from general areas. because they only got a few. not from the policy. >> reporter: he doesn't feel like he's getting the full benefit of his name these days. after three years lucky that they had their plans canceled. lucky is one of the estimated one million californians whose coverage went the other way once the affordable care act kicked in because the policy didn't cover everything the aca required. >> i don't have extended care. >> reporter: he deals with health insurance every single day. >> medicare on private insurance. >> reporter: none of the supply claims were dropped. just him and the switch is going to cost him a bundle through covered california. >> it's about 25% more for the bronze coverage. >> reporter: here is the off
. >>> president obama is in los angeles tonight as a part of a three-day west coast fundraising trip. he stopped in seattle yesterday with a rather memorable time in san francisco today. >> what i would like to do, how about, well, you guys don't need to go. >>> well, they heckled the president during a speech in china town. the recent graduate is undocumented. telling joe vazquez as to why he confronted the president. >> we're going to make our country more secure and strengthen our families. but most importantly we will live up. most importantly, we will live up to our character. >> mr. president, i need your help. i cannot celebrate thanksgiving with my family members because of my immigration status. i told him to please use your executive authority to halt the deportation for all undocumented immigrant family members across the country. >> you have heard from some people, what are they saying? >> it was overwhelming positive response. at the same time some people think that i shouldn't have done it because it was rude and embarrassing. >> some people said hey that was rude? >> yeah, some p
their plan. . >>> president obama will be back in the bay area at end of the month. he's scheduled to appear at the san fransisco jazz center on november 21st for a committee fundraiser. >>> a weekend shutdown. i.t. experts went in to try to fix the glitches to fix the site. >> it's the website that instead of providing health care for millions of americans have pro fieded fodder for -- provided fodder for the fight. as it tech team tries the federal site. it also has a phone number you can with questions. for details, go to kpix-dot, and click on links and numb funeral services were held today for the nevada teacher gunned down by a student. police say michael landsberry died trying to intervene in last month's shooting at sparks middle school. "now, we just know that he protecting people. and tha' like the best thing that he could do -- he went out as a hero." landsberry was a member of e nevada air national guard a marine. a record number of runners part in this year's new york city marathon. it was a washout last year, due to superstorm sandy. then, the boston marn bombings happened. adr
like the one in washington d.c. >>> president obama went to the tomb of the unknowns. 107-year-old richard overton of texas is the oldest living veteran of world war ii. >> he was there at pearl harbor when the battleships were still smoldering. he was there at iwogima. >>> veteran are warning this parade could be the last this year because of rising cost. they tried to raise a million dollars to keep it going for the next 5 years. >> i have to pay for the fire department which is 18,000 and the floats. >> police and fire are not paid for anymore. >>> on the streets, gun shot mapping microphones could be in the classroom. >>> your smart phone may not be as secure as you think. >>> a little girl's birthday wish comes true. ,,,,,,,,,,,, protect students from a gunn on campus. kiet do on the imed at stopping . >> it is an unfortunate sign of the times, protecting students from gun men. stopping school shootings as quickly as possible. >> reporter: it looks like a sci-fi movie. shots stopper gives more accurate information than terrified callers talking to 9- 1-1 operators. >> the
president obama revealed the details saturday night. >> reporter: president obama announced the historic agreement that would scale back iran's controversial nuclear program. >> these are substantial limitations which will help prevent iran from building a nuclear weapon. simply put, they cut off iran's most likely path to a bomb. >> reporter: the deal was made in switzerland. secretary of state john kerry and diplomats from several countries negotiated with iranian leaders through the night hammering out the final details. in geneva on sunday morning the foreign minister tweeted we have reached an agreement. in that deal iran will temporarily limit its nuclear program. in exchange notions will ease harsh, the nations will ease -- nations will ease harsh sanctions that have damaged iran's economy. >> it is important that all of us see the opportunity to end the crisis and open new horizons. >> we will refrain from imposing new sanctions and we will allow the iranian government access to a portion of the proceeds from sanctions. >> reporter: if this initial dole holds there will be final
interview sunday morning beginning 6:00 a.m. on kpix 5. >>> today president obama visited the port of new orleans to make a case on spending to infrastructure. he also acknowledged the ongoing problem s with the roll out of health care.gov. >> i promise you no body has been more frustrated i wanted to go in and fix it myself but i don't write code so -- >> the president says his team is working overtime to get the site fixed but john blackstone introduces us to a san francisco group that has already come up with a solution. >> reporter: in a san francisco office shared with other tech start ups three guys in their 20s saw health care.gov as a challenge. this was a weekend project for you. >> yep. >> reporter: but a few late nights. the three built the health sherpa.com it solves one of the biggest problem s with the government site. >> they have it completely backwards what people want upfront. >> reporter: what they want -- >> pricebenefits to make the decision. come to our website put in your zip code in this case i put in a california zip code, hit find plan and you immediately see the
. >>> president obama signed a bill today and it aims to encourage states to keep an emergency supply of epin efrin on hand. several starts states with working on getting the medication into school nurse' offices. >>> in 48 thundershowers san fransisco will be turned into gotham city to make one little boy's wish come true. we talked to batman, who plays a starring role. >> reporter: he's been fighting leukemia since he was a year old and he wants to be the caped crusaders. >> we've had plenty of hero requests but nothing like this has happened. >> reporter: 11,000 volunteers will transform the city by the bay into a giant stage for that crime fighting bat kid and his full sized batman buddy. >> i'm be introduced to him as an acrobatics coach who worked with batman. >> reporter: he's been inventing gadgets. >> riddler and penguin watch this channel so i can't show you. >> reporter: he'll get training and then they're off and running. first challenge, rescue the damsel in distress. next up, stop the riddler from robbing the store. >> it's tricky. >> reporter: and a run in with a penguin who is
it cost to make a little boy's wish come true. ,,,,,,,,,,,, americans today. . >>> president obama awarded the nation's highest civilian award to 16 americans today. the honorees ranged in fields as diverse as science and politics to sports and entertainment. steinham, loretta lynn and oprah winfrey, to name a few. he even honored one of his predecessors. >> his foundation improved the lives of hundreds of millions of people and i'm most grateful for his patience during the endless travel of my secretary of state. >> the award was established 50 years ago by president kennedy to recognize people who have made remarkable contributions to the security or national interests of the united states. >>> you already wear a seat-belt in a car. soon you'll have to buckle up on buses. the federal government ordering all new tour buses to have safety belts in 2014. an average of 21 passengers on tourists on motor coaches are killed in crashes every year. 8,000 more are hurt. the new rule does not apply to city transit or school buses. >>> southwest airlines the latest air line to ease electronic rules
with joel keller and president obama is going be coming to town. he has been able to collect at lot of cash. >>> he warms all of our heart, we are going to take
is time well served. >> president obama thanked all the men and women in uniform in his weekly address today. and the white house released this picture of the president making calls to service members to personally wish them a happy thanksgiving. >> we had to be grateful for the great weather. >> we're going to be thankful to own a jacket, because we will know that. we have some major changes, surely hope you a happy thanksgiving. let's head outdoors because take a look at this. this is earlier today, sneaker ways pounding on shore. waves up to 8 and 10 feet off the coast locally. i did post some advisers off the coast all the way to monterey bay. but they could be dangerous, all be it beautiful. that advisory allowed to expire. off side, very calm at this hour. because we don't have a breeze to speak of. temperature wise, dipping into the 40s east of the bay. to the north. santa rosa is at 30 degrees. today's highs all the way up to 70 degrees and santa rosa, san rafael, and throughout the trivalley and in fair field. it was 68 degrees in san jose, which is good four degrees abosser
is urging people not to flood the website right away tomorrow. the obama administration says it should be able to handle 800,000 applicants a day beginning sunday. >>> a new jobs report due out next week is expected to show strong gains in the u.s. workforce. among the biggest bennefactors? women. >> reporter: 3% of women work in construction but now there's an unprecedented opportunity to get more of them into the trade. the average male worker is 50 years old and getting closer to retirement. >> it had never occurred to me that i would want to be a carpenter. >> reporter: amy judd picked up a hammer 15 years ago when she couldn't find a job teaching. >> it's part of the problem the stigma that it's a man's job. >> of course, of course. that's part of the problem. >> reporter: last year the labor department allocated close to $2 million in grants for women in non-traditional occupations like construction. >> it's not carrying heavy things and carrying a tool belt, you can make a livable wage. >> reporter: the average wage for a construction worker is $26 an hour. amy judd now has her
. >>> this week president obama tried to contain the damage that we saw from the bungled roll-out of the affordable care act. the president gave an interview and apologized to the thousands of people who have gotten cancellation notices from their health insurer. he says he is determined to rectify the situation and also get that federal website running smoothly, but has president obama done enough to reassure the public and can the law work in the long run. >> we sat down with a visiting scholar from uc berkeley who has been following the roll-out for the last couple of years. the question is, there's no denying it's off to a rough start. >> the website did not work out as they had hoped and then also turned out a lot of people are not going to keep the insurance that they had thought they were going to have. >> now, glitches in a website and a roll-out can create a question of confidence, but when people have been told that they would be allowed to keep their health care plans no matter what and now they are being dropped, that's a different story. >> yes it is. the website
impacted up to four million people. wendy gillette for cbs news. >> president obama issued a statement today saying he's deeply saddened by the life of loss sex tensive damage caused by the typhoon as he promises significant improvements. the local filipino company is doing what it can to help. >> reporter: the pastor bob on guitar leads the congregation in song and prayer for victims of typhoon haiyan. >> we also lift up the troops deployed out in the philippines right now. >> reporter: filipinos in the bay area continue to provide shipments of necessities to the extended families in the philippines. now the need is beyond competition. >> the surrounding churches in the city that have members from san francisco and around the peninsula that have rallied so quickly. >> help will come not just from church folks or filipinos. >> to collect collections and support and donations, non- parishable items and for their victims and families. >> the donations were piling up here at san bruno in el camino real. they will work through the poorest of the poor in the filipino communities. >> do you
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